Stepping Stones (1993),
Commissioned for Milwaukee Ballet with funding from Meet-the-Composer's Composer/Choreographer Project.
Associated Music Publishers Inc
Joan Tower’s ballet Stepping Stones was commissioned by the Milwaukee Ballet in 1991.
As a composer, I’ve always thought of myself as a closet choreographer. Texture, space, speed, direction, all the words that apply to dance also apply to music.
A recorded version for two-pianos and synthetic percussion exists.
Edmund Niemann and Nurit Tilles, pianos